The Canadian Press

1996-09-22 | Boyle-Vernon

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In the days before chief of defense staff Jean Boyle resigned, it was hard to find anyone -- other than then-defense minister David Collenette -- who publicly supported him. Retired Major-General Brian Vernon, who acknowledged he had an axe to grind, described Boyle as a leader who had forfeited the trust of his soldiers. (Vernon was dumped as Ontario commander after a controversy over a videotaped hazing ritual.)

Date: 1996-09-22
Placeline: Comox, BC, Canada
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 5 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << I do not believe he is credible to those who are serving in uniform today >>

Clip ID: 19960922CPCN001